INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -
Indiana students won’t be taking a test this May that was meant to help
transition to new education standards.
The State Board of
Education voted unanimously Wednesday to cancel the upcoming test.
Education officials say the CoreLink test could prepare students for a new
exam that will come with new education standards, but some board members
worry it could cause unnecessary stress.
Indiana this year
became the first state to drop use of the national education standards known
as Common Core. The state is set to adopt new standards April 28.
are grappling with how to assess those new standards. The board delayed a
decision on whether to use the 20-question CoreLink test later this year.